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what antihistamines would worsen restless leg syndrome

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what antihistamines would worsen restless leg syndrome
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Valarie replied 5 years ago.
Hello. Thank you for coming to JustAnswer with your question, and welcome. Antihistamines such as benadryl and actifed are among the medications listed as possible triggers for symptoms of RLS. The newer "non-drowsy" types of antihistamines such as allegra or claritin are not. Here is a link with more information about triggers from (Restless Leg Syndrome Foundation)
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

what about zyrtec 10 mg


Expert:  Valarie replied 5 years ago.
Zyrtec is one of the new "non-drowsy" types of antihistamines. So according to the RLS Foundation, it would not trigger worsening symptoms.
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